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15 Weeks
Saturday, September 17, 2016      3 comments

left in this year --- where has the time gone? My pledge to myself is to lose at least 1 lb per week for the remainder of this year! Back to water aerobics this week and switching to my Weight Watchers' eating plan.... Read more
Awesome Event
Saturday, September 10, 2016      3 comments

It was a beautiful day for the MS Walk ... Citi was the #1 fundraising organization -- we presented them with a check for over $9000 -- $5000 from Citi and the rest all donations from our Citi employees in Roy UT! We made it the whole 5K and th... Read more
MS Walk Tomorrow
Friday, September 09, 2016      8 comments

The big day is tomorrow -- have worked on Citi's MS Walk Outreach Committee for these past several months and tomorrow is the actual walk! I reached my personal donation goal with the help of family and friends (in fact I exceeded it with the c... Read more
Home -- Time to Buckle Down
Monday, September 05, 2016      4 comments

Well, made the whirlwind move of my daughter to Round Rock TX. Left Salt Lake on Monday, 29 Aug, and drove 12 hours to Albuquerque NM. Spent the night in a lovely LaQuinta Hotel (we were traveling with a 145-lb Chocolate Lab). Drove 13 hours ... Read more
Emotionally Tough Week
Saturday, August 27, 2016      6 comments

So another change which is why I missed reporting my activity this past week --- had to drive my daughter to Texas for her new job ... trip was moved up again ... not certain she is very satisfied with the way her new District Manager has handle... Read more
Texas Move - Fast Train Approaching
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      6 comments

My heart is still heavy about the move to Texas for my daughter but .... must let her spread her wings and fly and advance with her company. We will pack her out on 31 August and she will begin the drive to Texas with a trusted friend. We are ... Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016      7 comments

My daughter has been selected to open the new IT'SUGAR store in Austin TX -- I am very happy for her because it is a step in the direction of her goal to be a District Manager with her company; however, my heart is heavy because she will be movi... Read more
Dawg Off to a Good Start
Sunday, June 26, 2016      7 comments

So ... my verses for this week are Psalm 46:10 and Colossians 3:23 My daughter has been offered, verbally, a new It'Sugar store opening in Austin TX in September. While I am so happy for her to get this opportunity to move up in her compan... Read more
Happy Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2016      4 comments

to all the Fathers who provide for their families, take an active interest in raising their children, who work hard to enjoy life fully ... Enjoy your special day! This is a difficult day for my family as we lost our stepdad yesterday morni... Read more
5 Months Gone
Monday, May 30, 2016      5 comments

Hard to believe we have gone through 5 months of this year already --- my gosh I wish the world would just slow down a teensy bit! I have strayed from keeping track of my goals and I am revamping to begin 1 June with a bang -- well at lea... Read more
Making Memories -- One Day at a Time
Sunday, May 01, 2016      8 comments

My daughter and I made a fabulous memory yesterday to end April!!! We attended the 11th Annual Nihon Matsuri Japanese Festival -- tea ceremony, kimono fashion show, flower arrangement, Taikoza drums, plenty of karate and food!!! This is a free... Read more
Monday, April 25, 2016      4 comments

OMGosh ... I had a totally fantastic time with my daughter and one of her friends at the Reggae Rise-Up at The Depot in Salt Lake City Saturday night!!! The best $28 I have spent in a long, long time = 5 hours, 4 bands, front row --- J Boog hel... Read more
Monday, April 18, 2016      6 comments

As some of you may know, others not, my daughter was married for 6 years (they had dated seriously for 2 years prior to that) and her husband deployed September 2014 and found a new romance so he divorced her when he returned from deployment in ... Read more
A Moment for You
Monday, April 18, 2016      3 comments

Ran across this while de-cluttering in my craft room: There's a dream waiting to come true for you! We all want one: a change that ranges from a smaller number on the scale to a bigger number in the bank to less stress, more love, a fresh start ... Read more
March of Dimes March for the Babies
Sunday, April 17, 2016      7 comments

On May 7, I will be walking a 5K for the March of Dimes March for the Babies -- I am part of the committee where I work; however, I have taken on a personal challenge to raise money for this charity which helps fight premature births from becomi... Read more

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